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Starter Joe Kelly #58 of the St. Louis Cardinals pitches against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium on August 11, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Avoid Sweep, Beat Cubs 8-4

Pete Kozma singled home the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals ended a four-game losing streak.

08/11/2013

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a two-RBI single against the St. Louis Cardinals in the seventh inning at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Get 1st Shutout In St. Louis In 16 Years

With a small sample size from which to choose, Chris Rusin can easily pick his best performances. His latest ranks toward the top.

08/10/2013

Allen Craig #21, David Freese #23, Jon Jay #19 and Daniel Descalso #33 of the St. Louis Cardinals  celebrate their 6 to 4 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game One of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Beltran, Freese Hit 2-Run HRs, Cards Beat Giants

Boosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.

10/15/2012